Operations Director Belgium

  • Working on continuous improvement within an industry leading company
  • Engage, coach, empower teams and develop a culture of performance

About Our Client

Our client, an international family company in the Pharmaceutical & Healthcare sector is looking for its new Operations Director (manufacturing, packaging and maintenance) for one of its Belgian manufacturing site to enhance its performance in a context of production growth.

Job Description

  • Ensure the proper execution of production operations and maintenance to meet the set objectives
  • Secure compliance with Quality and HSE rules (and related procedures, GMP, cGMP etc…)
  • Organize incoming and outgoing logistic physical flows and manage stocks
  • Drawing up, proposing, and monitoring budget for the cost centers
  • Carry out the analysis of causes in case of problems with the support of the factory's support services
  • Build and monitor a continuous improvement action plan in collaboration with the factory contacts (quality, logistics, HSE, employees etc.)
  • Manage the staff (allocation of tasks to employees, monitoring of achievements, conducting annual interviews, planning holidays, training, etc.) engaging & empowering the teams

The Successful Applicant

With a minimum of 5 to 10 years of successful professional experience in production (manufacturing and packaging) within the cosmetics, food, pharmaceutical or related industries. In addition this person has:

  • Knowledge of continuous improvement methods (Lean, Kaizen, 5S, Smed, etc.), technical knowledge of production and packaging lines
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and stakeholders
  • Knowledge of regulatory standards (GMP, cGMP, etc.)
  • Strong communication, influencing and leadership skills
  • Large autonomy, dynamism, "problem solving", mixing entrepreneurial and team player mindset
  • Re-activity, rigor and sense of priorities
  • Languages : Fluent in English and French

What's on Offer

Our client offers an interesting salary package, market conform with extralegal advantages, working flexibility and a very stimulating work environment.

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Engineering & Manufacturing
Engineering & Manufacturing Subsector
Brussels city
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